Chatham Bars Inn Voted #1 Best Waterfront Hotel by USA TODAY Readers

Chatham Bars Inn has been voted #1 Best Waterfront Hotel in the USA TODAY 2022 10Best Readers' Choice travel awards. A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Whether by a lake or the sea, there's something special about vacationing near water. Nominated by a panel of hotel and travel experts, each of these waterfront properties sets the scene for a memorable and relaxing vacation. 

8 Best Weekend Getaways in Massachusetts

Rolling hills, picturesque small towns, historic places, acclaimed museums, and private beaches: This is Massachusetts away from its urban centers like Boston. In the Bay State, summer serves up ideal weekend getaway weather, and, as of the end of May the state will be almost fully open. Whether you want the Berkshires or the beach for your upcoming summer holidays, here are the best weekend getaways in Massachusetts.

Best Places to Travel in July

July typically kicks off the summer vacation season, so we've rounded up some of the best places to travel this year. Healthful outdoor air and sea breezes beckon in Southern California's Orange County and on the East Coast in Baltimore and Cape Cod. The vast lakes and mountains of the Ozarks are also perfect places for communing with nature.

Top Pet Friendly Coastal Hotels Across The U.S.

These resorts welcome dogs (and sometimes other pets!) with special amenities, dog friendly menus, and space to play, making traveling with your furry family members a breeze. If you’re looking to get away with the entire family later this year, sometimes that includes your nonhuman household members. For an enjoyable and stress-free getaway, head to one of these resorts around the country that not only allows dogs, but treats them to a luxurious vacation, too. These properties all boast top-notch amenities, proximity to the beach, and endless fun for your pooch.

Where to Host a Multigenerational Family Reunion

A successful family get-together starts with picking the right place to host your clan. But finding family reunion resorts that cater to the needs of children, tweens, teens, parents, grandparents, child-free couples, and everyone in between is no cakewalk. The activities on offer must be diverse enough to appeal to a variety of interests, personalities, and physical capabilities, while the accommodations have to suit just about every travel style.

Need some post-pandemic rejuvenation, stat? These spas have you covered

For many of us, personal grooming has taken a holiday during the pandemic. It’s a relic of Before Times, like kitten heels and actual pants. But the real world — and for many of us, the workplace — is calling. So, it’s time to soothe those rough edges, figuratively and literally, and start looking presentable again. Since you probably spent no money on salon visits last year, why not spring for a spa treatment? New England spas have missed you dearly, and they’re not daunted by your raggedy cuticles and raging “maskne” (acne caused by mask-wearing.)

Our Favorite Coastal Getaways in New England

Nothing feels more enticing right now than a good old-fashioned beach holiday, be it a nature-centric family jaunt or a tropical, adults-only getaway. For travelers craving a little nostalgia, New England’s coastal harbor towns fit the bill. In lost-in-time resort escapes like Kennebunkport and Cape Cod, village ice cream stands draw a crowd, visitors pop in and out of family-run restaurants and sundry shops, and the biggest scene of the day is the fishermen hauling in their catch around lunchtime.

67+ Family Beach Vacations for 2021 to Safely Get Away From It All

Let’s be real: After the year that was 2020, a lot of us feel like we need to get away from it all. Doing so safely, however, is still of utmost importance. The beach is a great option because the outdoors offers more social distancing opportunities than being inside. If you’re looking for safe sand and surf, these family beach vacations for 2021 are affordable options, many of which have discounts and deals included to get you the most bang for your buck.

23 Reasons to Visit the Cape and Islands All Summer Long

There are a million reasons why we return, of course, but in 2021, these are the 23 that are making us pack up the car right now and head south. See you over the bridge. Maybe you’ve had a beach cottage in your family for generations. Maybe you’ve been renting the same place for the same two weeks since your kids were in preschool. Maybe you just book little getaways here and there to watch the sun sink into Cape Cod Bay.

11 Tips You Need to Know if You're Hosting a Summer Wedding

Summertime is often considered peak wedding season, and for good reason. With warm weather, blooming flowers and plenty of theme inspiration, it's a great time to say "I do." Summer weddings are notorious for including bright colors, airy fabrics and fresh, farm-to-table inspired food. Whether you're envisioning a rustic country wedding or a casual gathering in your backyard, we're here to help you bring your dream day to life.

11 Amazing Restaurant Patios for Outdoor Dining on Cape Cod

Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start of the summer season on Cape Cod, which floods with visitors from then through Labor Day. To anyone planning a trip, we have only one question: after a year stuck inside, why not spend every meal taking in all of the Cape’s natural beauty? To help, we rounded up the best of the best outdoor patios along the entire peninsula.